Articles by Linnea B. McCord, JD, MBA,
Linnea B. McCord, JD, MBA,, Associate Professor of Business Law at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, Pepperdine University. Dr. McCord started teaching business law and ethics more than 30 years ago, first as an in-house corporate counsel and later as the General Counsel of a division that was part of a high-tech Fortune 500 multinational corporation, headquartered in New York and Paris. Her area of expertise is the critical role Rule of Law plays in the long-term success of economies and countries and why American Rule of Law is unique in the world.
After the crisis in Cyprus, even smaller depositors lost money in Cyprus banks. This raises a troubling question: will bank bail-ins—by depositors, creditors and bondholders—become the norm in other countries as well?
The U.S. economy is finally showing signs of life, but the forecast for the next few years is slow economic growth.
An exploration of how to best maximize D & O coverage programs in the wake of recent corporate scandals.
Because of the explosive growth of electronic records, the mandate for trustworthy storage and management of electronic records is greater than ever before.
In recent corporate scandals, some executives have learned the hard way that lying is still a crime in corporate America.
Proving that a competitor’s similar trademark causes actual dilution in order to obtain an injunction against it can be an expensive and time-consuming endeavor.
Both attorneys and businesspeople need to be aware that Sarbanes-Oxley requires attorneys to report malfeasance by managers and employees of publicly traded companies. Attorney-client privilege may not be a shield in these cases. Businesspersons beware. Corporate attorneys “appearing and practicing” before the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) are now required to comply with stringent new […]
Professor Linnea McCord interviews car dealership mogul Boeckmann about ethics in business and “the power of trust.”
Corporate boards of directors need to be very proactive and diligent in order to protect shareholder interests, the larger economy . . . and themselves.
An interview with Michael Josephson is one of the nation’s most sought-after ethicists and Linnea McCord, Associate Professor of Business Law at the Graziadio School.